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17th June, 15:00
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17th June, 14:59
Crash on State Highway 29 in Lower Kaimai leaves road blocked
State Highway 29 has been closed after a two-vehicle crash this afternoon.Police are responding to the crash, near Ruahihi Rd, and significant delays are expected.A police spokeswoman said police were responding to a crash between...
17th June, 13:00
Gold chain worth $10k, $13k Louis Vuitton bag among $4m of assets seized from Comanchero gang in Operation Nova raids
A $10,000 gold chain and a $13,000 Louis Vuitton bag are among the millions of dollars of luxury items seized from the Comancheros motorcycle gang.New details of the frozen assets, restrained following a police investigation into...
17th June, 12:50
Trainee pilot who 'impacted positively on thousands' in cricket community killed in Masterton aircraft collision
One of the pilots killed in a two-plane crash in Masterton yesterday has been identified as Craig McBride.McBride, a member of the Wairarapa Aero Club, was killed when his plane collided with a Skydive Wellington aircraft south...
17th June, 11:45
Oranga Tamariki social worker apologises after 'joke' to mum about bonuses for uplifting children
An Oranga Tamariki social worker joked to a mother about getting bonuses for taking children into care. Three weeks later that mother's child was uplifted.The worker, also a supervisor, apologised in a letter to the mother after...
17th June, 11:33
Injured cyclist begs Auckland Transport to crack down on e-bike cycleway users
A cyclist who was badly hurt in a collision with an electric bike is begging Auckland Transport to clarify rules around cycleways before someone is killed.Dr Tony Hickey had a serious head-on crash with a man on an e-bike on May...
17th June, 10:23
Thousands of prisoners' mental health and addiction needs addressed with $128m from $1.9b Budget funding
An extra 2300 prisoners will have access to mental health treatment and 200 more will have alcohol and drug treatment as a result of funding in Budget 2019.The $128.3 million boost for offenders in prison and in the community is...